Exploring Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.)
As one of Mexico’s busiest entry points, Cancun International Airport (CUN) welcomes a constant stream of visitors through its warm sunshine-drenched doors. With the tropical Riviera Maya calling you to its sparkly shores, you might not fancy hanging around in the airport for long, but if you do have to linger here, there’s plenty of shops and restaurants lining the shining walkways to keep you occupied.
Accommodations in Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.)
If you’re looking for hotels near Cancun Airport, there's a cluster of mid-range choices a short drive away. Though not as glitzy as the coastal resorts, they provide comfy guestrooms with mod-cons like free WiFi. The resort complexes are utterly palatial – think wide sparkling pools, specialist spa treatments, and on-site nightclubs, not to mention the lush tropical gardens and architecture inspired by Mayan temples. Recommended cheap accommodations are Nizuc Resort and Spa and Courtyard By Marriott Cancun Airport.
Sightseeing in Cancun
The city’s "Hotel Zone" hosts vast mega resorts lined along a seemingly never-ending stretch of pure white sand. This is a great location for families after all-in-one convenience, party animals seeking glitzy nightspots, and sun-lovers looking to lounge at the Forum Beach. Alternatively, stay in the Downtown Cancun district to mingle with Mexicans, browse local shops, and try family-run restaurants.
Transportation in Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.)
Domestic and international flights land at Cancun Airport, including plenty of services from Europe and North America. It’s an easy journey from the airport to Cancun or the Riviera Maya, thanks to the inexpensive air-conditioned local buses, though many hotels and travel agencies provide their own shuttle services. There are also car hire agencies at the airport, if you prefer to drive yourself.